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[audio]The Makers of Canada: Champlain - N. E. Dionne
LibriVox recording of The Makers of Canada: Champlain by N. E. Dionne. Read by Cathy Barratt A biography of Samuel de Champlain, French explorer, founder of Quebec, and father of New France. ( Summary by Cathy Barratt ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; history; Canada, Samuel de Champlain; French explorers; Quebec; New France; nonfiction; biography; Narcisse-Eutrope Dionne
Downloads: 2,187
[audio]An Ode to Bahá'-ulláh - Nabíl-i-A'zam (Mullá Muhammad Zarandi)
LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of An Ode to Bahá'u'lláh by Nabíl-i-A'zam (Mullá Muhammad Zarandí). This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 21st, 2010. Mullá Muhammad-i-Zarandí (29 July 1831 – 1892), more commonly known as Nabíl-i-A`zam or Nabíl-i-Zarandí, was an eminent Bahá'í historian during the time of Bahá'u'lláh, and one of the nineteen Apostles of Bahá'u'lláh...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; religion
Downloads: 1,721
[audio]She-rab Dong-bu (The Tree of Wisdom) - Nagarjuna
LibriVox recording of She-rab Dong-bu (The Tree of Wisdom) by Nagarjuna, translated by W.L. Campbell. Read by Chris Masterson. The She-rab Dong-bu (Tree of Wisdom) is a metrical translation in Tibetan of a Sanscrit ethical work entitled Prajnya Danda, written by Nagarjuna who flourished in the fourth century of the Buddhist era (about 100 B.C.), The Tibetan version was probably made about the 11th century of our era but the exact date has not been determined...
Keywords: librivox; philosophy; tibet
Downloads: 23,835
[audio]The History of King Lear - Nahum Tate
LibriVox recording of The History of King Lear by Nahum Tate. The History of King Lear is an adaptation by Nahum Tate of William Shakespeare's King Lear. It first appeared in 1681, some seventy-five years after Shakespeare's version, and is believed to have replaced Shakespeare's version on the English stage in whole or in part until 1838. Unlike Shakespeare's tragedy, Tate's play has a happy ending, with Lear regaining his throne, Cordelia marrying Edgar, and Edgar joyfully declaring that "trut...
Keywords: librivox; audio; king lear; nahum tate; shakespeare; adaptation
Downloads: 684
[audio]幼年童話 (Yonen Dowa) - Nankichi Niimi
LibriVox recording of 幼年童話 (Yonen Dowa), by 新見南吉 (Niimi Nankichi). Read in Japanese by Uchida Masatomo. NIIMI Nankichi (1913 - 1943) wrote around 30 short stories for small children around May in 1935 to publish a book. However, they were not accepted by the publisher. In total he wrote around 50 stories for small children, most of them were published after his death. This collection includes 25 of those stories...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Japanese; children; nature; animals; short stories
Downloads: 3,196
[audio]Gongitsune - Nankichi Niimi
LibriVox recording of Gongitsune, by Nankichi Niimi. Read by ekzemplaro. Gon, the Little Fox (in Japanese: ごんぎつね: Gongitsune) is a famous Japanese children's story about the life of a little fox called Gon. The story is considered the masterpiece of Niimi Nankichi, also sometimes known as the Hans Christian Andersen of Japan. (Summary by Wikipedia) 「ごん狐」は、新美南吉(1913-1943)が18歳の時に「赤い鳥」に発表しました。 度々、小学校の国語教科...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; children; fiction; Japanese literature; fables
Downloads: 1,103
[audio]The Life and Adventures of Nat Love, Also Known As Deadwood Dick - Nat Love
Librivox recording of The Life and Adventures of Nat Love, Also Known As Deadwood Dick by Nat Love Nat Love was born a slave, emancipated into abject poverty, grew up riding the range as a cowboy and spent his maturity riding the rails as a Pullman Porter. For me, the most amazing thing about him is that despite the circumstances of his life, which included being owned like a farm animal solely because of the color of his skin and spending later decades living and working as an equal with white ...
Keywords: librivox; non fiction; action
Downloads: 30,290
[audio]The Red Seal - Natalie Sumner Lincoln
LibriVox recording of The Red Seal by Natalie Sumner Lincoln. Read by J. M. Smallheer Nothing is what it seems to be as events unfold in this entertaining mystery by Natalie Sumner Lincoln. Red seals and red herrings abound and will keep you guessing all the way through the final chapter! (summary by J. M. Smallheer) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this rec...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; mystery; fiction
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[audio]The Great Stone Face and Other Tales of the White Mountains - Nathaniel Hawthorne
LibriVox recording of The Great Stone Face and Other Tales of the White Mountains, by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Read by Roger Melin. A collection of four short stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the common theme of which is New Hampshire's White Mountains. Consists of: The Great Stone Face, written in 1850 and revolves around the 'Old Man of the Mountain (Cannon Mtn.) in New Hampshire which sadly collapsed on May 3, 2003; The Ambitious Guest, written in 1835; The Great Carbuncle, written in 1837; and Sk...
Keywords: literature; hawthorne; audiobook; librivox; short story; new hampshire; white mountains
Downloads: 6,078
[audio]The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne
LibriVox recording of The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The story begins in seventeenth-century Salem, Massachusetts, then a Puritan settlement. A young woman, Hester Prynne, is led from the town prison with her infant daughter, Pearl, in her arms and the scarlet letter “A” on her breast. The scarlet letter “A” represents the act of adultery that she has committed; it is to be a symbol of her sin for all to see...
Downloads: 413,076
[audio]True Stories from History and Biography - Nathaniel Hawthorne
LibriVox recording of True Stories from History and Biography by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Read in English by Susan Morin In writing this ponderous tome, the author's desire has been to describe the eminent characters and remarkable events of our annals, in such a form and style, that the YOUNG might make acquaintance with them of their own accord. For this purpose, while ostensibly relating the adventures of a Chair, he has endeavored to keep a distinct and unbroken thread of authentic history...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; young readers history biography
Downloads: 235
[audio]Twice Told Tales - Nathaniel Hawthorne
LibriVox recording of Twice Told Tales, by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Read by Bob Neufeld. Twice-Told Tales is a short story collection in two volumes by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The first was published in the spring of 1837, and the second in 1842. The stories had all been previously published in magazines and annuals, hence the name. ( Summary by Wikipedia ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; short stories
Downloads: 6,587
[audio]Our Old Home - Nathaniel Hawthorne
LibriVox recording of Our Old Home, by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Read by Margaret Espaillat. These essays, based on Hawthorne’s stay in England from 1853 to 1857 as American Consul in Liverpool, were first published in the form of a series of travel articles for The Atlantic Monthly. In these writings, he displays his humor, his empathetic nature, his pride in his country, and sometimes his sharp judgment of others...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; short stories; memoirs
Downloads: 2,420
[audio]The Blithedale Romance - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Librivox recording of The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Read by Christine Dufour. The Blithedale Romance is the story of four principal characters who work with -- and sometimes against -- each other on Blithedale, a communal farm antecedent to those that sprang up later in the 1960s, and similar to one on which Hawthorne himself lived in 1841. These communes arose out of the pressures on society and the individual brought by the Industrial Revolution...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; American literature
Downloads: 10,341
[audio]De scharlaken letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne
LibriVox recording of De scharlaken letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. (Translated by Unknown.) Read in Dutch by Marcel Coenders Het werk is een tafereel van het booze in den mensch. Er treden weinig personen in op, maar toch is er handeling genoeg. De hoofdpersoon is eene gevallene, beklagenswaardige vrouw. Het eerst zien wij haar op 't schavot, om haar vergrijp ten toon gesteld. Zij staat daar voor 't oog der menigte met eene zuigeling, de vrucht van verboden hartstogt, op den arm, en eene scharl...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
Downloads: 78
[audio]House of the Seven Gables (version 2) - Nathaniel Hawthorne
LibriVox recording of The House of the Seven Gables, by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Read by Mark F. Smith. "The wrongdoing of one generation lives into the successive ones and... becomes a pure and uncontrollable mischief." Hawthorne's moral for "The House of the Seven Gables," taken from the Preface, accurately presages his story. The full weight of the gloomy mansion of the title seems to sit on the fortunes of the Pyncheon family...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; literature
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[audio]The Marble Faun - Nathaniel Hawthorne
LibriVox recording of The Marble Faun, by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Read by volunteer readers. The Marble Faun is Hawthorne's most unusual romance. Writing on the eve of the American Civil War, Hawthorne set his story in a fantastical Italy. The romance mixes elements of a fable, pastoral, gothic novel, and travel guide. In the spring of 1858, Hawthorne was inspired to write his romance when he saw the Faun of Praxiteles in a Roman sculpture gallery...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; romance; fable; Italy
Downloads: 7,519
[audio]Tanglewood Tales - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Librivox recording of Tanglewood Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. All mythology and/or Hawthorne lovers unite! Here is a delightful collection of charming stories from Greek Mythology. This collection features some very popular characters like our beloved Jason, Ulysses, King Pluto and Theseus (and of course, our favorite, Mr. Minotaur, too). Written in Hawthorne's interesting and beautiful style, these stories will be a great delight to read AND listen to...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; myths; Hawthorne; Greek mythology; children's literature
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[audio]Mosses from an Old Manse - Nathaniel Hawthorne
LibriVox recording of Mosses from an Old Manse, by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Read by Bob Neufeld. "Mosses from an Old Manse" is a short story collection by Nathaniel Hawthorne, first published in 1846. The collection includes several previously-published short stories and is named in honor of The Old Manse where Hawthorne and his wife lived for the first three years of their marriage. A second edition was published in 1854, which added "Feathertop," "Passages from a Relinquished Work, and "Sketches f...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; literature; short stories
Downloads: 5,259 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]The House of the Seven Gables - Nathaniel Hawthorne
LibriVox recording of The House of the Seven Gables, by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The House of the Seven Gables is a gloomy New England mansion, haunted from its foundation by fraudulent dealings, accusations of witchcraft, and sudden death. The current resident, the dignified but desperately poor Hepzibah Pyncheon, opens a shop in a side room to support her brother Clifford, who is about to leave prison after serving twenty-five years for murder...
Keywords: librivox; audio book; audiobook; literature; fiction; hawthorne; seven gables
Downloads: 14,484
[audio]Rappaccini's Daughter - Nathaniel Hawthorne
LibriVox recording of Rappaccini's Daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Recorded by Brett W. Downey. The story is set in Padua in a distant, but unspecified past. From his quarters, Giovanni, a young student of letters, observes Beatrice, the beautiful daughter of Dr. Rappaccini, a scientist working in isolation. Beatrice is confined to the lush and locked gardens filled with poisonous plants by her father...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; romance
Downloads: 11,910
[audio]Love in a Cottage - Nathaniel Parker Willis
LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of Love in a Cottage by Nathaniel Parker Willis. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for October 24th, 2010. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; humor; nature; romance
Downloads: 5,698
[audio]National Gambling Impact Study Commission Final Report - National Gambling Impact Study Commission
LibriVox recording of The National Gambling Impact Study Commission Final Report. The National Gambling Impact Study Commission was given the task of conducting a comprehensive legal and factual study on the social and economic implications of gambling in the United States. This report presents the principal findings of that work and recommendations for action. (Summary from the Introduction, modified by Sam Stinson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RS...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; non-fiction; United States; gambling; commission; report
Downloads: 3,347
[audio]二百十日 (Nihyakutouka) - Natsume Sōseki
LibriVox recording of 二百十日 (Nihyakutouka), by Natsume Sōseki. Read by ekzemplaro. 『二百十日』は夏目漱石の小説である。明治39年10月、雑誌『中央公論』に発表され、その年12月、『鶉籠』に収録されて出版された。阿蘇山に登る、2人の青年、圭さんと碌さんの2人の会話体で終始する小説である。語られるのはビールや半熟卵を知らない宿の女とのやり取りや、道すがらの鍛冶屋の様...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; fiction; Mt. Aso; climbing; conversation; typhoon
Downloads: 7,615
[audio]硝子戸の中 (Garasudono uchi) - Natsume Sōseki
LibriVox recording of 硝子戸の中 (Garasudono uchi) by Natsume Sōseki. Read in Japanese by ekzemplaro 'Garasudono uchi' is Natsume Sōseki's last essay, which was written between 'Kokoro' & 'Michikusa'. 『硝子戸の中』(がらすどのうち)は、『こゝろ』と『道草』の間に書かれた夏目漱石最後の随筆である。 (Summary by Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if availa...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Japanese; essays; short nonfiction; glass doors; Tokyo
Downloads: 1,222
[audio]The Art of Stage Dancing - Ned Wayburn
LibriVox recording of The Art of Stage Dancing by Ned Wayburn. Read in English by Jill Janovetz; Viglione; Ramon Escamilla; Jewel Raquel; MaryAnn; Cynthia Moyer; Pamela Krantz; ashleighjane; rookieblue; Marmalade Hanna; Suebee; PDyer; Kristin Gjerløw; Peter Makus; Anna Simon Ned Wayburn, a popular and outstanding choreographer of the early 1900's, writes about the different styles and requirements of dancing and his way of teaching it...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
Downloads: 413
[audio]The Song of Hugh Glass - Neihardt, John
LibriVox recording of The Song of Hugh Glass, by John Neihardt. Read by Nathan This poem tells a story that begins in 1823 - just after the Leavenworth campaign against the Arikara Indians - and follows an expedition of Major Andrew Henry during a series of arduous journeys over the Trans-Missouri region. The poem describes the friendship that springs up between two trappers - an older man named Hugh Glass, and a younger named Jamie - who fight, scout and hunt together in the wilds...
Keywords: Librivox; poetry; Neihardt
Downloads: 1,549
[audio]Killgloom Park - Neil Boyton, S.J.
LibriVox recording of Killgloom Park, by Neil Boyton, S.J.. Read by Maria Therese. Join Angelo Daily and his chums during a fun filled summer at Killgloom Park, a Coney Island, New York amusement park in the 1930's. A runaway tiger! Tracking down a wanted thief! Climbing down a ferris wheel in the middle of the night! These are just a few of the exciting things that happen during this adventurous summer! The author grew up in the world of amusement parks, providing first hand material for two of...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; children; fiction; teen/young adult
Downloads: 5,173
[audio]Doom Castle - Neil Munro
LibriVox recording of Doom Castle by Neil Munro. Doom Castle is the story of young Count Victor's journey to Scotland after the Jacobite Rebellion, searching for a traitor to the Jacobite cause as well as a mysterious man under the name of "Drimdarroch", whom he swore revenge. After a perilious journey, Count Victor arrives at Doom Castle as a guest of the enigmatic Baron of Doom, his two strange servitors and his beautiful daughter.....
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; munro; neil munro; doom castle; count victor; drimdarroch
Downloads: 2,363
[audio]Quicksand - Nella Larsen
LibriVox recording of Quicksand by Nella Larsen. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Quicksand is a 1928 novel by Nella Larsen, a writer of the Harlem Renaissance. It focuses on Helga Crane, a mixed-race woman who is a schoolteacher in the American south. As the novel opens, she suddenly decides to give up her teaching position and go north, back to her roots in Chicago. Helga's restless search for identity is semi-autobiographical, inspired by Larsen's own struggles to reconcile her mixed heritage with th...
Keywords: librivox; audio; larsen
Downloads: 16,654
[audio]Passing - Nella Larsen
LibriVox recording of Passing, by Nella Larsen. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Nella Larsen, a writer of the Harlem Renaissance, wrote two brilliant novels that interrogated issues of gender and race. In Passing, her second novel published in 1929, she examines the troubled friendship between two mixed-race women who can pass as white. One, Irene Redfield, marries a black man and lives in Harlem, while the other, Clare Kendry, marries a bigoted white man...
Keywords: librivox; audio; novel; larsen; passing; harlem renaissance; race; black
Downloads: 20,474 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Around the World in Seventy-Two Days - Nellie Bly
Librivox recording of Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly. Read by Mary Reagan This is a true account by American woman journalist who, in 1889, set out to see whether she could beat the fictional journey in Jules Verne’s 1873 novel, Around the World in Eighty Days. Wearing one dress and carrying one handbag, Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman (pen name “Nellie Bly”), reported her travels back to avid readers in America...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; Bly
Downloads: 78,693 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[audio]Ten Days in a Madhouse - Nellie Bly
LibriVox recording of Ten Days in a Madhouse, by Nellie Bly Read by Alice In 1887 Nellie Bly, one of the first female newspaper writers, and a young reporter who would soon go on to make a career for herself as an investigative journalist and "stunt" reporter, had herself committed to the Blackwell's Island Insane Asylum in New York. Her purpose was to discover what life was like for those who had been deemed insane...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; madhouse; nellie bly
Downloads: 72,804 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[audio]History of the Britons (Historia Brittonum) - Nennius
LibriVox recording of History of the Britons (Historia Brittonum), by Nennius. Translated by J. A. Giles Although the origin of this book is much debated it remains, perhaps, one of the earliest recorded histories of Britain. It was believed that Nennius wrote the book around 796AD. If indeed he wrote this record, Nennius is recognised as being a teller, and embellisher, of historic characters and events...
Keywords: LibriVox; Audiobooks; History; Arthur; Britons
Downloads: 8,738
[audio]The Wouldbegoods, Being the Further Adventures of the Treasure Seekers - Nesbit, E. (Edith)
LibriVox recording of The Wouldbegoods by E. Nesbit Read by Alan and Hazel Chant The Bastable children, first met in The Treasure Seekers, are sent to stay in the countryside; is it large enough to contain their exuberant activities? They (and Pincher the dog) have every intention of being good... For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; children; nesbit; treasure seekers; adventure
Downloads: 14,796 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Woodcraft - Nessmuk
LibriVox recording of Woodcraft by Nessmuk. Read in English by Phil Schempf George Washington Sears, who many know better by his pen name "Nessmuk", was an outdoor writer during the last half of the 19th century, writing most often for the magazine "Field and Forest", the predecessor of today's "Field and Stream". "Woodcraft" is his book for "outers" with his tips on how to "smooth it" rather than rough it in the woods...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; camping; nessmuk; canoeing; wilderness travel
Downloads: 1,072
[audio]History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy, Vol. 2 - Niccolo Machiavelli
LibriVox recording of History of Florence Vol. 2 by Niccolo Machiavelli, read by LibriVox volunteers, proofed by Heart of Texas, and produced by Karen Merline. History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy is an historical account by Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527). Toward the end of 1520, the Cardinal Giulio of Medici, later Pope Clement VII, offered Machiavelli the appointment to write a history of Florence...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; Italy; Florence; politics; history
Downloads: 5,218
[audio]The Prince - Niccolo Machiavelli
LibriVox recording of The Prince, by Niccolò Machiavelli. Read by Bob Neufeld. The Prince (Italian: Il Principe) is a political treatise by the Italian diplomat, historian and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. From correspondence a version appears to have been distributed in 1513, using a Latin title, De Principatibus (About Principalities). But the printed version was not published until 1532, five years after Machiavelli's death...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; nonfiction; politics; ethics
Downloads: 52,035
[audio]The Prince - Niccolo Machiavelli
LibriVox recording of The Prince, by Niccolò Machiavelli. Read by Paul Adams. The Prince (Italian: Il Principe) is a political treatise by the Italian diplomat, historian and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. The descriptions within The Prince have the general theme of accepting that ends of princes, such as glory, and indeed survival, can justify the use of immoral means to achieve those ends...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; non-fiction; advice; politics; war
Downloads: 101,450 (1 review)
[audio]History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy, Vol. 1 - Niccolo Machiavelli, 1469 - 1527
LibriVox recording of History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy, Vol. 1, by Niccolò Machiavelli (1469–1527) read by LibriVox volunteers. History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy is an historical account by Niccolò Machiavelli. Toward the end of 1520, the Cardinal Giulio of Medici, later Pope Clement VII, offered Machiavelli the appointment to write a history of Florence. Although Machiavelli was reluctant to accept, accepting was at that time his only possible way to regain the ...
Keywords: librivox; audio book; history; Florence; Italy; Machiavelli; Medieval History; Italian History
Downloads: 17,474
[audio]Camera Obscura - Nicolaas Beets (AKA Hildebrand)
Librivox audioboek van Camera Obscura door Nicolaas Beets. De Camera Obscura is een verzameling verhalen en beschouwingen van Hildebrand, pseudoniem voor Nicolaas Beets. "De Camera", zoals het boek gemeenzaam is gaan heten, verscheen in 1839. Beets schreef de meeste stukken in 1837 als student Godgeleerdheid in Leiden. Het boek geeft een beeld van het Nederland van de trekschuit en de postkoets, waar rond die tijd gewerkt wordt aan de eerste spoorlijn...
Keywords: librivox; dutch; humour
Downloads: 13,715
[audio]The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ - Nicolas Notovitch
LibriVox recording of The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ, by Nicolas Notovitch. The New Testament describes the life of Jesus, but nothing is said of his life between the ages of 14 and 29. Notovitch, like so many historians, tries to find evidence of what happened to Jesus during those years. He claims to have found the answer in an old document describing the life of Saint Issa. "The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ" is a copy of the manuscript along with Notovitch's reflections on his findings...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook
Downloads: 5,182
[audio]The Prince - Nicolo Machiavelli; translated by W. K. Marriott
LibriVox recording of The Prince, by Niccolo Machiavelli; translated by W. K. Marriott, from Gutenberg e-text, in the public domain. For details of the readers, please visit the LibriVox catalog page for this work. ll Principe (The Prince) is a political treatise by the Florentine writer Niccolo Machiavelli, originally called "De Principatibus" (About Principalities). It was written around 1513, but not published until 1532, five years after Machiavelli's death...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; machiavelli; prince
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[audio]Afke's tiental - Nienke van Hichtum
LibriVox luisterboek van Afke's tiental, door Nienke van Hichtum. Gelezen door Anna Simon. Afke's tiental verhaalt over de dagelijkse belevenissen van een arm gezin met tien kinderen, dat rond 1900 op het Friese platteland leefde. Door de zorgzaamheid van moeder Afke werd het ondanks de armoede een gelukkig gezin, waarin men heel veel voor elkaar over had. Dit kinderboek is gebaseerd op het leven van Harmke Feenstra-Tuinstra uit het dorp Warga...
Keywords: Librivox; audioboek; Dutch; Friesland; Afke's tiental; Van Hichtum; kinderboek
Downloads: 12,231
[audio]Die Lady Makbeth des Mzensker Landkreises - Nikolai Leskov
LibriVox recording of Die Lady Makbeth des Mzensker Landkreises by Nikolai Leskov. (Translated by Alexander Eliasberg.) Read in German by Friedrich Katerina Lwowna, eine junge Frau aus armen Verhältnissen, geht eine Vernunftehe mit dem über 25 Jahre älteren Kaufmann Ismajlow ein. Ihr neues Leben in der russischen Provinz verläuft voller Langweile, ohne Freude, ohne Liebe und kinderlos. Sie nutzt die erste Gelegenheit, sich einen Geliebten zuzulegen, den jungen hübschen Hilfsarbeiter Sergeij...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; German; Deutsch; Hörbuch; Russland; Europa; Mord; Ehebruch
Downloads: 263
[audio]The Steel Flea - Nikolai Leskov
LibriVox recording of The Steel Flea by Nikolai Leskov. (Translated by Isabel Florence Hapgood.) Read in English by Expatriate An 1881 comic story by Nikolai Leskov, presented in the form of a traditional skaz or folk-tale, but entirely of Leskov's invention. It tells the story of a left-handed Russian artisan required to impress Tsar Nikolas I with his craftsmanship by outdoing some famous Englishmen who have created a tiny mechanical flea...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Russian Literature
Downloads: 213
[audio]Der Mantel - Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
LibriVox recording of Der Mantel, by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol. Read by Christian Al-Kadi. Akakij Akakijewitsch ist mit Leib und Seele Beamter, genauer gesagt: Kopist. Der Beruf des Abschreibens füllt sein ganzes Leben aus. Er ist davon so begeistert, dass er sogar Lieblingsbuchstaben hat. Sein Leben ändert sich erst, als er beschließt, sich einen neuen Mantel zu leisten. Der Mantel verwandelt Akakij Akakijewitsch sowohl äußerlich wie auch innerlich...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Gogol
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[audio]Furchtbare Rache - Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
LibriVox recording of Furchtbare Rache by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol. (Translated by Korfiz Holm.) Gelesen auf Deutsch von Friedrich. Die Geschichte vom Leben und Tod des ukrainischen Kosaken Danilo Burulbasch und seiner Familie wird vom Autor genutzt, um ein Bild des Kosakenlebens „in alter Zeit“ zu malen. Dabei werden Heimat- und Naturverbundenheit aber auch religiöse und heidnische Mythen der am Dnjepr lebende Kosaken dargestellt...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Russland; rache; kosakenleben; zauberer; aberglaube; volkstümliche Überlieferung; kosaken
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[audio]The Cloak - Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
LibriVox recording of The Cloak by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol. Read in English by Bob Neufeld "The Cloak" is a short story by Ukrainian-born Russian author Nikolai Gogol, published in 1842. The story and its author have had great influence on Russian literature, as expressed in a quote attributed to Fyodor Dostoevsky: "We all come out from Gogol's 'Overcoat'." The story has been adapted into a variety of stage and film interpretations...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; russian short stories
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[audio]Dead Souls - Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol, translated by D. J. Hogarth
LibriVox recording of Dead Souls, by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol, translated by D. J. Hogarth; read by LibriVox volunteers, proofed by Karen Merline, coordinated and produced by David Barnes. Dead Souls (Russian: Мёртвые души) by Nikolai Gogol, Russian writer, was first published in 1842, and is one of the most prominent works of 19th-century Russian literature. Gogol himself saw it as an "epic poem in prose", and within the book as a "novel in verse"...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; novel; Russian novel
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